Antimalarial Drugs: Are they worth it?

There are¬†countless things to prepare before setting off for your travels. Plane tickets, visas, insurance,¬†clothing & accessories, immunizations, currency exchange, location research,… The list¬†drags on & on as your brain ticks over & tries to account for all eventualities on the long & winding road. If your travelling to South East Asia, you’d better add … Continue reading

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South East Asian Persuasions

The following is a general list of the things we wish we had known while travelling through South East Asia… ¬†T.A.T. (Tourism Authority of Thailand) Lots of tuk-tuk drivers¬†around Bangkok may well start boasting to you¬†about this oh-so¬†grand organisation called the TAT. They will¬†excitedly explain how the TAT is there to support you, the poor … Continue reading

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Singapore Flashpacking

After 96 days of backpacking¬†on a tight budget we decided to¬†let the purse strings go a little for¬†our final 24 hours in Singapore. The¬†freedom of backpacking was nearing its end before leaving for our more settled existence in Korea.¬†We¬†booked ourselves into a plush hotel in downtown Singapore¬†called the Furama City Centre. It was in a … Continue reading

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Fort Canning: The Battle Box

Our first stop-off in Singapore¬†was¬†Fort Canning, a smallish park in the centre of Singapore.¬†¬†Fort Canning is a brief walk north of Clarke’s Quay, right in the heart of Singapore’s bustling business centre. It’s a welcome break from the city streets¬†with a¬†Spice Garden, Fort Gate & Wall, & the impressive Fort Canning Centre that use to … Continue reading

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Hostel vs. 4 Stars!

Singapore brings along a swell of emotions. Our tour through South East Asia finishes here. I am packing up in 2 days¬†and moving to some strange land of chopsticks and will be the most ‘settled’ I have ever been, & having a job longer then I’ve ever been in one before. This whole ‘teaching’ thing … Continue reading

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